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comber

1. a person, tool, or machine that combs wool, flax, etc.
2. a long curling wave; roller

comber

[′kōm·ər]
(oceanography)
A deep-water wave of long, curling character with a high, breaking crest pushed forward by a strong wind.
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The semi-final is a huge occasion for Comber Rec, traditionally one of the best-supported clubs in the Amateur League, but after suffering relegation from the Premier Division last season, McNamee is in no doubt where his club's priorities lie, and that's mounting a bid for an instant return to the top flight.
Authors: Comber is a senior consultant with 61 years' experience.
Judith Cochrane, member of the Northern Ireland Assembly representing Belfast East, added: "Such tragic news about the little boy who was hit by car on Comber Rd on Saturday.
But this summer Comber was staying at the Park Wood caravan park near the Lake District.
Le Comber, in collaboration with scientists at the University of Miami and Ain Shams University in Cairo, as well as with Rossmo examined a classic study, the 1854 cholera outbreak in London, and more recent cases of malaria in Cairo.
Since joining SAIC in 1985, Comber has served in a variety of executive positions, including contract, business operations and project management roles.
Richard Waite bowled Comber for 30, while Morpeth seamer Michael Craigs got rid of Cull for an impressive 85.
Holly has appeared in shows in Marsden alongside her brother, Chris Comber, who is also in the Singing For Life team.
The tension between our knowledge of the piece as premeditated and our experience of it as seemingly wrought by arbitrary, uncontrollable forces--whether genuinely natural or the "spontaneous" work of the artist--was a smart corollary to the equipoise between stasis and (implied) motion in Comber itself.
Margaret's daughter Lyndsay Comber, 25, went to Lunn Poly travel agents in Moreton where she had booked the pounds 750 ticket to sort out a refund.
Mr Comber then had a meeting with the two men in August 2001 where he first heard the name Langstone Homes - the property development company of which Mr Lewis and Mr Jervis are now directors.
A farmer all his life, he is now the only traveling reed comber in East Devon, England.